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The Curious Crime
By Julia Golding
Published By

Lion Hudson

ISBN 9780745977874
Children's Genre 9yrs-16yrs
Publication Date 10/19/2018
Price 6.99
Binding Paperback
Paperback Hyperlink http://www.lionhudson.com/page/detail/The-Curious-Crime/?K=9780745977874
Ebook Hyperlink https://www.amazon.co.uk/Curious-Crime-Julia-Golding-ebook/dp/B07HRQ37C4/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1538384054&sr=1-1&keywords=9780745977881


A 19th-century inspired science fantasy, murder-mystery set on a fantasy island where Phil the dodo and other unusual wild animals roam corridors, great halls and an underground network of passages of a magnificent museum and science academy. Written by multi-award-winning author Julia Golding.

Author's Bio

Julia Golding is a multi-award winning writer for adults and young adults, including the Cat Royal series. Former British diplomat and Oxfam policy adviser, she has now published over fifty books in genres ranging from historical adventure to fantasy. She has a doctorate in English literature from Oxford.


“Julia Golding has a great storytelling gift; she writes with inventiveness and brio, telling a tale packed with incident but not skimping on detail and atmosphere.” Linda Newbery, author

“This extraordinary book encourages us to consider the mysteries of humanity from the bonds of friendship and family to the wonders of our world and the universe of which we are a part.” Steph Bryant and Lizzie Henderson, The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion

“A murder, a dodo, a fantastical scientific setting all wrapped up in one mystery. A fabulous read.” Andrew Briggs, author and professor

Leave a comment about this book:


  1. Brilliant author, brilliant book for 9 to 16 years old. My niece and her friends loved it.

  2. Beautifully written and a creative engaging story

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